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Why the veil...

Reader comment on item: [The American Muslim Council:] 'Mainstream' Muslims?
in response to reader comment: Why does Islam degrade women by keeping them behind the veil?... asked by People not knowing islam

Submitted by donvan (United States), Nov 7, 2007 at 14:42

For same reason any slave holder wants to protect his property. In Islam, all females are property of a man. Women are bound to a man by dogma, custom and law. Men have complete control over the females and the women are kept in a state of subjugation. This derives from the so called 'Prophet' Muhammed who condemns women to perpetual enslavement, as in Saudi Arabia, Iran, etc. Individual Muslim men may have exemplary qualities, but their mythology will always trump their natural personalties. This is the 'MuslimPersonality Disorder' which begins with the internalization of the mythology, and may end with homicidal/suicidal ideation, hostility, uncontrolled rage, spouse abuse from beatings, to murder, with little practical punishment from Islamic rulers.

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